Category Archives: science

Something Funny Happened On The Way To The Moon

Aerospace engineer Sara Howard’s new book revelas what it was like to work on the Apollo program at the height of the space race.

This week’s Avoid Spikes comic now online!

In this week’s ‘Avoid Spikes’, Mart is doing SCIENCE! and may have found a way to give Foxx almost half a wit.

Why our world may actually be nothing but a hologram

Some clever folks have done SCIENCE! in their BRAINS and have come to the conclusion that we may be living in a hologram. Or something. Apparently. Truth be told, we’re not really sure.

Proof that DARPA works on scary shit, but can’t keep secrets.

In a shocking moment of openness, not-so-super-secret military think-tank DARPA reveals that it is working on synthetic life-forms. But not laser-wielding cyber dinosaurs.

This week’s Avoid Spikes now online!

In this week’s ‘Avoid Spikes’, Mart investigates what everyone has wondered at one time or another.

New Avoid Spikes comic now online!

In this week’s ‘Avoid Spikes’, we examine panic and fear-mongering over scientific advancement.

Yup, we’re still all pretty much screwed. Maybe.

Forget supervolcanoes, tsunamis and asteroid impacts. If we’re talking end-of-the-wolrd, gamma-ray bursts are the shit.

Science, Carl Sagan and dancing weasels, oh my!

Carl Sagan, Richard Feynman, Neil deGrasse Tyson, Bill Nye and Stephen Hawking set to music, beautifully. Oh, and some weasels.

dogsounds interviews: Sara Howard, Apollo engineer

dogsounds interviews Sara Howard, one of very few women who worked in the Apollo project, and the first female aerospace engineer.

NASA releases first images of Apollo Hardware. On Moon.

Nasa unveils the first, early high-pass, low-resolution images from the Lunar Reconnaisance Orbiter that show the Apollo landing sites.

New Avoid Spikes comic now online!

40 years ago today, something rather stellar happened.

CBS 60 Minutes: Swine Flu shots scandal – 1976

With governments putting measures in place to enforce mass swine Flu vaccinations, a CBS 60 minutes film from 1976 comes to light that shows that we have been here before. When the same thing happened for no good reason, the government and CDC lied about side-effects, and people got seriously fucked up.

Nixon’s failed Apollo moon landing speech

Richard Nixon had a speech drafted in case the Apollo Moon landings failed, and this is it.

Geek time!

dogsounds towers is awash with geeks. Here’s a couple of treats for your inner geek.

Life after people

Life After People is an arresting film examining what would remain to tell our story if human beings simply vanished from existence.

Setting up home in the uncanny valley

More film of Boston Dynamics’ BigDog – a robotic pack-horse designed for the military. They killed Bambi!!

End of World nigh. To be held indoors if raining.

dogsounds notices that tinfoil hats are twicthing about seismic activity in the Yellowstone Caldera, and investigates what might happen if the old girl decides to erupt.

New Avoid Spikes comic now online!

This week, Foxx tries his hand at some traditional Bavarian cookery. You know it is going to end badly.

Look Around You!

Classic episodes of the TV series “Look Around You”: hokey science at its best!

Write That Down!

An unaired pilot episode of Look Around You, and the show that influenced it, Experiment, from ITV’s Television For Schools And Colleges.

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